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 2021-02-10 03:08 

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Projected Budget Shortfall Reduced: Furloughs, Paycuts Remain on Horizon...

Speaking at a press conference Tuesday, the governor said further federal aid could result in a second postponement of state furloughs....

 2021-02-10 02:07 

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Kailua-Kona Man Dies After 3-Car Crash...

An 84-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a three-vehicle collision on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at the intersection of Kamanu Street and Oluwalu Street in Kailua-Kona....

 2021-02-10 01:29 

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Strong Thunderstorms Over Windward Portions of Mauna Loa...

The National Weather Service reports strong thunderstorms over the windward portions of Mauna Loa....

 2021-02-09 22:10 

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DOH Reports 37 New COVID Cases Tuesday...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 71 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%....

 2021-02-09 21:42 

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COVID Scammers Demand Money in Exchange for Vaccine...

Hawai'i residents should always safeguard their personal information, healthcare related numbers, financial information and related identifiers....

 2021-02-09 20:18 

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Fast Radio Burst Study Earns Astronomers Prestigious Award...

Two astronomers in WM Keck Observatory 'Ohana are among recipients of this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Newcomb Cleveland Prize for work on their fast radio burst (FRB) study....

 2021-02-09 19:18 

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County to Start Prep Work on Alii Drive Culvert...

The County of Hawaii Department of Public Works will be doing preliminary work on the Alii Drive Culvert located on the Waiaha Drainageway near Kona Tiki Hotel....

 2021-02-09 17:37 

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Flood Advisory Issued for Hmkua Coast...

Flood Advisory has been issued for the Hmkua Coast until 10:30 a.m....

 2021-02-09 16:00 

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Alcohol Tax Bill Targets Consumption, Budget Deficit...

The Hawai'i State Legislature in 2021 is considering several new taxes on items largely considered to represent human vice, including sugar, tobacco products and alcohol....

 2021-02-09 14:00 

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February 09, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Today: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. H...

 2021-02-09 03:44 

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HPD Renews Info Request on Missing Big Island Man...

Police ask anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Manners to call the department's non-emergency number....

 2021-02-09 02:00 

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Big Island Mayor Back to Work After Surviving Heart Attack...

It is unclear when Mayor Roth will return full time to the office but will be alternating between his home and the office in the meantime....

 2021-02-09 01:43 

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NWS Issues Another Winter Weather Advisory...

The National Weather Service suggests avoiding travel to the summits....

 2021-02-08 22:33 

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Celebrate Chinese New Year With Queens' MarketPlace...

The holiday represents a centuries-old tradition widely celebrated in Hawai'i....

 2021-02-08 22:12 

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33 New Coronavirus Cases Reported as Virus Numbers Trend Down...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 75 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.7%....

 2021-02-08 20:52 

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Big Island Crash Victim Identified...

The East Hawai'i Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a negligent homicide investigation....

 2021-02-08 16:00 

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Palila Habitat Protection Planned...

The palila, an endangered, native Hawaiian forest bird, is receiving assistance next month from the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW)....

 2021-02-08 14:00 

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February 08, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Today: Scattered showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near...

 2021-02-08 04:00 

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IRONMAN Foundation Pledges Donation of $1 Million...

In support of the IRONMAN Hawai'i team's mission, the IRONMAN Foundation pledged $1 million to help feed the Island of Hawai'i community, home of the IRONMAN World Championship....

 2021-02-08 02:30 

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Water Notice For Tuesday, Feb. 9...

Affected areas include: along Wainuenue Avenue between Pnwai Street and Waiau Street, including Rainbow Drive, Pu'u Hina Street, Punahele Street, Waiea Place, and any side roads and lanes; South Hilo....

 2021-02-08 00:00 

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Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Receives Funding for Rental Assistance...

DHHL Rental Relief Program receives $2.4M boost....

 2021-02-07 22:16 

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75 New COVID Cases Statewide...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%....

 2021-02-07 21:37 

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Man Rescued on Mauna Kea...

The victim was separated from his group and slid down the icy slope 700 ft. where he was unable to climb back up to safety....

 2021-02-07 21:14 

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Pelekne Watershed Improvements Completed...

Conservation activities and changes are expected to mitigate ecological degradation....

 2021-02-07 16:00 

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Hawaii County to Host Sustainability Summit...

Registration is now open to the public for the 2021 Hawaii County Sustainability Summit....

 2021-02-07 14:00 

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February 07, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Today: Isolated showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near ...

 2021-02-07 00:53 

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A Second COVID-19 Variant Case Discovered on O'ahu...

The Hawai'i Department of Health (DOH) State Laboratories Division has confirmed a second case of COVID-19 with the B117 variant in Hawai'i....

 2021-02-06 23:09 

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One New COVID-19 Case Reported on the Big Island...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 108 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, raising the statewide total to 26,393....

 2021-02-06 21:30 

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Honolulu Man Faces Drug, Firearm Charges in Connection with Beretania St. Shooting...

A Honolulu man is facing federal charges in connection with a shooting on Beretania Street last month....

 2021-02-06 20:40 

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Five COVID-19-Related Deaths Reported in O'ahu Prison...

The deaths of five male Halawa Correctional Facility inmates have been classified by the Hawai'i Department of Health as COVID-19-related deaths....

 2021-02-06 19:10 

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Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Summits...

A wind advisory is in effect for Big Island summits until 6 p.m. on Sunday....

 2021-02-06 18:55 

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Where to Get a COVID-19 Test Today: Feb. 6, 2021...

Hawai'i County Civil Defense Agency announced three COVID-19 testing sites open today, Feb. 6....

 2021-02-06 18:42 

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County Officials Urge Residents to Avoid Gathering on Super Bowl Weekend...

County officials are urging residents to avoid gathering this Super Bowl weekend after the state confirmed the presence of a COVID-19 variant strain in Hawai'i....

 2021-02-06 17:46 

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Big Island Weekly Road Closures: Feb. 6-12...

Hawai'i Department of Transportation announced weekly lane closures for Feb. 6-12....

 2021-02-06 14:00 

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February 06, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Today: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Increasing cloud...

 2021-02-06 04:11 

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Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home Faces Penalty for Infection Control Deficiencies...

Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo was slapped with a $510,640 federal civil penalty for infection control deficiencies, health officials announced Friday evening....

 2021-02-06 02:23 

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Viewer Video: Pea-Sized Hail Falls in Phoa...

Storms in East Hawai'i brought pea-sized hail to Phoa....

 2021-02-06 01:37 

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New, More Transmissible Strain of COVID Confirmed in Hawaii...

Limiting social contact is as crucial now as it has ever been, as humanity has been pitted in a race against the virus — vaccinations vs. the spread of variants....

 2021-02-06 01:05 

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Flood Advisory Accompanies Thunderstorms in E. Hawaii...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for much of the Big Island until 5:45 pm Friday....

 2021-02-06 00:35 

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Strong Thunderstorms Moving Across E. Hawaii...

At 2:20 pm, a strong thunderstorm was located over Phoa....

 2021-02-05 22:44 

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DOH Reports 101 New COVID Cases Friday...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 85 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.8%....

 2021-02-05 22:09 

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Kahalu'u Beach Park Closed Due to High Surf Advisory...

Kahalu'u Beach Park is closed due to a high surf advisory, which is in effect until Friday evening....

 2021-02-05 21:16 

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Discovery of Malnourished, Injured Dogs Leads to Arrest in Ocean View...

An Ocean View man was taken into custody on suspicion of animal cruelty after dozens of dogs were found undernourished and injured on his property....

 2021-02-05 20:18 

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HPD Outstanding Warrants: Feb. 5, 2021...

Hawai'i Police Department released its weekly list of outstanding warrants....

 2021-02-05 18:57 

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Police Seek Public's Help Finding Missing Phoa Man...

Hawai'i Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a Phoa man who has been reported missing....

 2021-02-05 18:41 

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HECO, Aloha United Way Partner to Offer Utility Bill Assistance Program...

Hawaiian Electric (HECO) and Aloha United Way have partnered up to offer a utility bill assistance program for families statewide who continue to struggle financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-05 17:56 

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3 Officers Recognized by Kona Crime Prevention Committee...

Three Hawai'i Police Department officers were recently honored as Officers of the Month by the Kona Crime Prevention Committee (KCPC) during a ceremony at the Kona Police Station....

 2021-02-05 14:00 

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February 05, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Overnight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61....

 2021-02-05 03:01 

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Flood Advisory in Effect for Portions of Big Island...

Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action....

 2021-02-05 01:09 

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'Fight COVID With COVID' Blood Drive Coming to Kona...

The drive will be held over three days in Kona, from February 23 to 25....

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